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  • All community membership applications are manually processed to ensure accuracy and integrity of our community. Please allow one business day for membership processing. Ambassadors pay now and are then sent the application by email for completion. If for any reason an ambassador's application is not accepted, the application fee will be refunded, or you may apply it towards Inner Circle membership.

  • COMMUNITY

  • Online membership directory profile

  • Member directory search

  • Message other members

  • Members-only community areas for discussions, articles, etc.

  • Access to Jobs Board (view and post)

  • Subject to code of ethics & professional conduct

  • Invitation to members-only surveys

  • EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • Access to knowledge library

  • Custom online ambassador training workspace

  • Access to past event recordings and handouts (when available)

  • Access to Association's data summaries and infographics (when available)

  • Early registration and guaranteed space for online and in person events

  • SAVING & MAKING MONEY

  • Discount on education (CCTP or FoodForwardX)

  • Event registration discounts

  • Opportunity to collaborate with Association on projects in your area

  • Potential to earn commissions for products sold **

  • Early access to new products

  • MARKETING

  • Association business card customized for you (on request, you pay to print and ship)

  • Exchange of social media shares & likes

  • Permission to use Association logo in your marketing

  • Media & community outreach opportunities

  • Access to marketing materials that you can customize in your language

  • VISIBILITY

  • Designation as official representative of Association for your area

  • Special annual Certified Ambassador logo for use in your promotions

  • Permission to share your news in Association newsletter

  • Membership in closed Facebook Ambassador group (visible to general Facebook community)

  • Preferential exhibitor booth placement at events offering booths (booth must still be purchased; this gives you a preferred location)

  • Opportunity to serve on Association committees (conditions apply)

  • Opportunity to serve on Advisory Board (conditions apply)

  • Opportunity to qualify for a Board of Directors position (conditions apply)

  • * Ambassador certification required (no extra cost beyond annual ambassador dues). Certification consists of watching a training video and taking an online test. You must score at least 70% on the test to pass and be recognized as a Certified Ambassador. Certification conveys additional benefits to ambassadors at no extra cost.

    ** Not all products are commissionable. Please inquire for details.

  • FoodTrekker
    (Free)

    No cost, no obligation. Poke around, see what's up. Ideal for anyone interested in food, beverage, travel and hospitality. Limited benefits. Perfect for those just getting started.

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  • Free area only
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  • Limited
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  • Inner Circle US$145/year

    Our most popular membership type, priced affordably for everyone. Ideal for food, beverage, travel, and hospitality professionals. Great for education & networking.

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  • Inner Circle & Free areas
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  • Full
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  • 10%
  • 10%
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  • Yes, extra cost
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  • Ambassador US$245/year

    Ideal for professionals seeking visibility benefits for themselves and their area. Certification required for some benefits (no extra cost). Includes Inner Circle benefits.

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  • Ambassador, Inner Circle & Free areas
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  • Full
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  • 50% on CCTP; 20% on FoodForwardX *
  • 20%
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  • Yes, extra cost
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  • Yes, included
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